The end-of-year holiday over Christmas and New Year provides a great opportunity for sketching family, one of which I take full advantage.
The Etchr satchel and Etchr field case have been designed with the urban sketcher in mind. I was asked to review these two products for my readers.
PREMIUM. I was asked to sketch at Seafest 2017, and it was a real pleasure: sunshine, sea, spray and sketching all combined to make a day of great colour and atmosphere.
PREMIUM article. While it’s potentially very rewarding, drawing people is one of the biggest challenges you’ll face as a sketcher. Get the inside track of tips and techniques to make it easier…
PREMIUM. The art of dog grooming celebrates our very human love of beauty, skill and, above all, our canine companions. It was a joy to sketch at the IPDGA annual competition on 30th October.
PREMIUM. The life and colour of Galway City in the summer are legendary. I’ve caught a few of my favourite Galway sights in watercolour over the last couple of weeks.
Finding somewhere to sit for a sketch isn’t always possible. The Field Easel Art Bag by Darsie Beck is an excellent and convenient solution to the problem.
PREMIUM. I grew up beside Powerscourt Waterfall, near Bray, a seaside town on Ireland’s East Coast. I took my children on a break there and all was peace and light…almost.
Here are 25 urban sketching tips for you to consider when you are out in the field. They include some things you should be doing and some you shouldn’t.
Book review by Róisín Curé: Felix Scheinberger’s Urban Watercolor Sketching.